Accreditation to Issue Radiofrequency Spectrum Certificates - Australian Government


You will require this accreditation if you intend to act as a radiocommunications certifier. A radiocommunications certifier is authorised to issue:

  • frequency assignment certificates (FAC)
  • certificates that state the operation of a radiocommunications transmitter under a spectrum licence is compliant with regulations
  • interference impact certificates (IIC).

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this accreditation, you must provide:

  • your personal details
  • details of your educational qualifications and relevant work experience
  • details of all referees for the application
  • a Deed of Indemnity with your application.

You must hold an Associate Diploma granted by an Australian or New Zealand TAFE institution, a significant component of which relates to radiofrequency communications. You may also hold an equivalent qualification including:

  • a comparable overseas qualification recognised by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
  • a competency assessment
  • relevant experience and training that would be acceptable for a technical appointment with the Australian Public Service.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $488.00 Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Radiocommunications Act 1992 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Radiocommunications (Accreditation Prescribed Certificates) Principles 2014 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing

Communications Infrastructure

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Mailing address: PO BOX 78
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 1300 850 115
Phone: 02 6219 5555
Fax: 02 6219 5353